Just checked the internet and found the following link (hope it works !)
Either way the content is as follows:-
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Applestems@aol.com on 02/19/2001
Hi, Jeannette Flear
Lands End was the last site of land and so it may have been a lot more
important to the writer than was the port they started from! Also, don't
forget Fowey or Falmouth Harbours in Cornwall. Both are west of Plymouth. The
sailing barque Royal Adelaide left Fowey at least once in 1850 for Canada.
On Sat afternoon, 14 Apr 1855, she left Fowey with some of my family. The
next day, they were "just off" Falmouth (about 25 miles against headwinds.)
finally arriving Quebec quarantine 19 May.
Thanks for giving me a chance to ask again if anybody has any passenger
facts on The Royal Adelaide!
Doug (of the TRELEAVEN and LANDER clans)
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This may be one of your relatives.
The date was 6 years ago, so it is possible they posted the information about the diary as well (or I have read it in a library), I am determined to find this info for you !
I live in Plymouth, Devon, which borders Cornwall - about 40 miles from Fowey (I went to school there) I am a little younger than yourself - 41.
I don't believe we are related as we have no Thomas's in our family, however the Treleavens who came from Lanliery and St Austell did (there were some from further west, but don't know any further details).
Got more info from http://www.reach.net/~sc001198/ShipsPQR1b.htm
ROYAL ADELAIDE - 1850
Master: Captain R. Smith
Rigging: Barque; fastened with iron bolts
Tonnage: 453 tons
Construction: 1831 in Québec; new deck, wales & major repairs in 1843;
repairs to damages in 1846 & 1847
Owners: Hicks & Co.
Port of registry: Fowey
Port of survey: Fowey
Voyage: sailed for New Orleans
This is ironic, as I have Hicks marrying Treleavens.
Entry on this site as well :-
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